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2002 Acura RL Premium 3.5L spark & injector pulse VIN: JH4KA96582
towed in - would not start. fuel pressure & volumn is ok. has no spark or injector pulse. car does have immoblizer system. can hear relay for immoblizer click & have swapped with another to no avail. had owner try his other key. same result. crank sensor had m...
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCB765XN
Idle and cruise emissions just fine but as soon as under load on dyno at 15 mph and 25 mph co reading over 1.00% and nox Over 1400ppm. The exhaust readings above are at idle and cruise reading are posted as under load. basiclly under load at cruise gets really...
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L boggs on acc VIN: JNKCA31AX1
hey all this veh came into shop with no power upon acceleration. it is worse cold does a little better when warm, not much better. i crimped the return line from fuel syst and you could accelerate the veh much better. so i figured that the pump was weak and i... Trouble codes: P0135
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2003 Infiniti M45 4.5L fuel gauge VIN: JNKAY41E63
Orignal problem fuel gauge never goes to empty, stays at a quarter full. Customer ran out of fuel a couple of times. Checked sender spec is close. Empty is about 85 to 90 ohms and full is about 4 ohms. If you unplug the sender from the wires the gauge goes dir...
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y5X
I am unable to find any location or testing information to resolve this code. I am using a OBD scan tool. The code is permanent. I have looked under and around the battery. I have checked the wiring diagrams. Any information would be helpful. Trouble codes: P1492 (Battery temp. sensor voltage too high)
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L cooling system VIN: 5N1ED28T2Y
Temp gauge fine around town, scan tool reads 195 to 208 and gauge is at 1/2 way. No problem at 70mph on flat. Up long hills the temp gauge will go all the way to to the top of the bracket and scan tool reads 225. Is 225 really overheating? It seems that the ga...
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2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Cruise Control VIN: 4S4BP62C65
Hello Iatn, I need help from any Subaru technicians out there. I have the OUtback Subaru with flasher CRUISE light. I did all the basic checking; fuses, powers, ground, switches, all are good. Hook Launch Scanner, can't communicated with the cruise module eit...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT2GK12E7S
when cold, it won't pull past 3000 RPM on a road test. At WOT in the shop in park, It backfires into the intake boot and air filter. CLV, is more than 90%, injector on time is more than 18MS and MAFS shows more than 95 G/sec while it falls on its face. The cam... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp)
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 4T1BG22K4Y
this car came into the shop with an overheat problem.we checked it out, and found out that the fan wasn't coming on.so we replaced the fan switch. now the fan is coming on but the car still keeps on overheating.we replaced the thermostat.still its overheating,...
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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18252
This one was kind of interesting. We first had replaced the egr valve because the misfire felt like egr was staying applied. Yet it made no difference. The customer had insisted that the dealer had recently cleaned the egr ports. Yet to play it safe we pulled ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (cylinder 4 misfire).
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2006 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L tpms sytem VIN: 2HJYK16586
Well again alot of good info. 6 replies and all helpfull. First off according to my repair data base and the one reply if a sensor is replaced it needs to be registed with a scanner [id number]. Our modis will not do it yet, at this time I beleive only the fa...
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2005 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Hesitation VIN: KNAFB1618Y
Thanks for all the help. The cam had jumped 3 teeth. New belt and tensioner and all is well. I did inspect the crank sensor closely, no damage. Trouble codes: P0016.
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FE17N64
Thanks to all who took the time. I attempted to build the compression 1 more time with 15 cc of oil. Still got 30 psi on cranking. Engine would attempt to start on rear rotor but I think it was on it's way out as well. Put the owner in contact with the dealer ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302.
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2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L system not cold VIN: JT3HN86R81
Well, it is gone!! I went over the whole system again and to my surprise, it was full of gas and still not coolong. I did a temperature test of the condenser and had about a 30 degree drop across it which was OK. It was impossible to test the evaporator sin...
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L engine VIN: 5BBT44181S
It took a few days for the local dealer to get the new part to me,I removed the drivers manifold(not too bad for 6.8 hrs labor..)replaced with new as most of you guys said it was.And it is fixed!!!Customer is happy...especially since the local toyota dealer te...
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2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on, sluggish VIN: JT2BK18U62
Hi, I will call this fixed for now. I got only one response on this one from Brent [...]. He suggested I remove the throttle body and clean the oil from the intake. There was no oil in the intake. In private email he also said that he would replace the ... Trouble codes: P1455 (vapor reducing fuel tank system malfunction), C0205 (lf wss signal malfunction abs), C1259 (hv system regen malfunction abs), C1521 (motor malfuntion emps), C1522 (motor malfunction emps), P3190 (poor engine power history also p3191 history).
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2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.7L Electronic VIN: JTEBT14R14
The replys that were sent to me fixed the problem with the A/c. But I did find out that the other problem with the heater only started after a major accident. So as far as what fixed the heater the customer said he wouldnt spend any more money on the truck. T...
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